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Florence
A sea of red tiled roofs stretches away in the early morning sun. [enlarge]
Duomo, Florence
Jenn is dwarfed completely by the immense side of the Duomo of Florence. [enlarge]
The campanile di Giotto
A beautiful counterpart to the duomo is this companion tower, architected by the famous artist Giotto. [enlarge]
Straight down from Campanile
A view straight down from the top of the Campanile di Giotto, Florence. [enlarge]
Palazzo vecchio tower
A view of the tower of the Palazzo Vecchio. [enlarge]
Duomo di Firenze.
A view of a portion of the beautiful Duomo di Firenze (Florence). [enlarge]
Andrew examine old bell
Andrew examines an old bell in the campanile di Giotto [enlarge]
Reflections of the Tower
A window in the beautiful Duomo di Firenze reflects the campanile. [enlarge]
No David on Mondays
Jenn discovers that the original statue of David, in the Galleria dell' Accademia, is closed on Mondays. guess what day it is today?? [enlarge]
The Grand Duke
This is the imposing statue of the Grand Duke of Cosimo I de Medici in the Piazza della signorina in Florence. [enlarge]
Narrow Florentine Street
A shadowy and narrow street in Florence. [enlarge]
Florentine street and tower
A florentine street and the tower of the Palazzo Vecchio in the background. [enlarge]
Palazzo Vecchio and David
The Palazzo Vecchio and the outside copy of David. [enlarge]
David's Clone
The original statue of David, carved by Michelangelo, used to be in this spot in the piazza della signorina. This copy was made and the original then moved to the nearby Galleria dell'Accademia. [enlarge]
Cellini's 'Perseus'
A bronze statue, created by the artist 'cellini', depicting Perseus beheading Medusa. [enlarge]
Neptune
Ammannati's 1575 statue of Neptune, the Roman sea-god, in the Piazza della Signorina. [enlarge]
Palazzo Vecchio
Old seals dot the side of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. [enlarge]
Rape of the Sabine Woman
A statue depicting the rape of the sabine woman, a story from the early history of rome. [enlarge]
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